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Date: 1893 ca.
Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...
Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...
Description: Bride and groom wait in the open convertible that is their transportation to their reception while a mechanic works under the hood.
Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...
Description: A man surveys the damage to his car, and the aged tree that toppled onto it.
Date: date unknown
Description: View down street towards Vel Phillips, who is crouching down near the curb at an intersection helping a child laying in the street. Her handbag is next to...
Description: Two trains at a city yard in Milwaukee (probably the Hiawatha). There is a dense cloud of steam surrounding them, and three men standing on the left side.
Date: 1895 before
Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.
Description: Engine #934 of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
Description: Vel Phillips is on a podium wearing a dress. To the left are two members of the media holding recording equipment who are documenting the N Lindsay Street...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Informal double portrait of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Jones, 81 and 80, respectively at the time of their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were both bo...
Description: View from street of courthouse on street corner.
Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...
Description: Members of the Political Equality League in an early Ford automobile draped with bunting reading "Votes for Women". In the front seat is Mrs. B.C. Gudden....
Date: 1902-06-08 ca.
Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Holton Street viaduct. In the center is the Gallun tannery. There is also a steamboat in the harbor, several lumber y...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...
Description: The Ludington Building, built in 1881 on the southeast corner of North Plankinton Avenue and West Wells Street, featuring the Singer Sewing Machine store.
Date: 1919 after
Description: Elevated view of Mayor Hoan speaking to a crowd at the Seaman Body Corporation.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.
Description: Aftermath of automobile accident. The cars plunged 17 feet over an embankment. Both drivers walked away from the crash. Onlookers look down from the embank...
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